Woodside is a somewhat small town located in the state of California. With a population of 5,531 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Woodside is the 501st largest community in California.
Woodside home prices are not only among the most expensive in California, but Woodside real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Woodside is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 91.36% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Woodside is a town of managers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Woodside who work in management occupations (20.32%), business and financial occupations (12.59%) and sales jobs (10.86%).
Also of interest is that Woodside has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 13.12% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
In addition, Woodside is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.
Because of many things, Woodside is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Woodside a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Woodside has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Woodside’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Despite being a small town, Woodside has a lot of people using the train to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the train are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.
If knowledge is power, Woodside is a pretty powerful place. 69.44% of the adults in Woodside have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Woodside in 2010 was $125,559, which is wealthy relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $502,236 for a family of four.
The people who call Woodside home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Woodside residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Woodside include Italian, German, English, Irish, Swedish and European.
The most common language spoken in Woodside is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||1,918|
|WOODSIDE HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||90.32%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||9.68%|
|TYPE OF WOODSIDE HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||96.04%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||2.36%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||0.18%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||0.00%|
|SIZE OF WOODSIDE HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||20.78%|
|AGE OF WOODSIDE HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||8.06%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||30.22%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||45.17%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||16.56%|
|WOODSIDE REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$4,130,044|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,524|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $79,000||0.46%|
|$79,001 - $158,000||0.00%|
|$158,001 - $316,000||0.00%|
|$316,001 - $474,000||0.00%|
|$474,001 - $632,000||0.58%|
|$632,001 - $790,000||0.00%|
|$790,001 - $1,185,000||2.65%|
|$1,185,001 - $1,580,000||3.46%|
|PEOPLE OF WOODSIDE||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||2.45%|
|5 TO 17||21.49%|
|18 TO 24||4.44%|
|25 TO 34||4.40%|
|35 TO 54||27.92%|
|55 TO 64||16.80%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||22.50%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||97.53%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$206,528|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$125,559|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||3.79%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Professional, scientific, and technical services (21.64%)
Information Technology (5.02%)
Real estate (4.94%)
Public Service (2.26%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||0.37%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.00%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||3.35%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||1.60%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||4.40%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Italian (16.10%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (89.74%)
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